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Kroneman, Marieke; Admiraal, Wilfried; Ketelaars, Mieke – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2019
Not many interventions are available to improve the school climate for lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth in prevocational secondary education. In four schools with different student populations, this study examined the impact of a newly designed peer-educator intervention on attitudes towards lesbian women and gay men and on the class climate…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Intervention, Females, Student Needs
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Bakx, Anouke; Van Houtert, Ton; van de Brand, Maartje; Hornstra, Lisette – Educational Studies, 2019
High-ability pupils in primary schools often do not achieve up to their full potential and teachers seem to face difficulties to motivate these pupils. In this study 891 primary school pupils (463 high-ability pupils) were asked about their views on desired characteristics of good teachers by means of an open teacher-spider-questionnaire. The…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Teacher Competencies
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Endendijk, Joyce J.; Andrews, Naomi C. Z.; England, Dawn E.; Martin, Carol L. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
The current study examined emerging adults' gender identity and its link with several gender-related and social outcomes, by using a novel dual-identity approach that was originally developed in children. Dutch emerging adults between 18 and 25 years old (N = 318, M[subscript age] = 21.73, SD = 2.02; 51% female) indicated their similarity to the…
Descriptors: Sexual Identity, Young Adults, Sex Stereotypes, Friendship
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Runhaar, Piety; Wagenaar, Klaartje; Wesselink, Renate; Runhaar, Hens – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2019
The goal of this article is to understand how the pro-environmental behaviour (PEB) of secondary school students can be encouraged. In an exploratory study, we examine to what extent pro-environmental cues--that is, 'situational strength' (Mischel, Psychological Review, 80(4):252, 1973)--were present in schools and whether students in 'stronger'…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Student Characteristics, Conservation (Environment), Secondary School Students